Bangle bracelet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Object Place: Egypt, said to be from Basilea

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 0.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1393

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This finely made bangle bracelet is flat on the inside and convex on the outside.

Provenance

Said to be from Egypt, Basilea. 1903: Purchased for the MFA at Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1392-03.1394, 03.1470, 03.1683, 03.1698-13.1700) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund